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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
Isometrics : A gentle means to strengthen muscles of the neck is to realize that the periodic stress of a muscle keeps it toned. As to the neck, one can use their ... Read More

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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Ellis
41 years experience Family Medicine
Muscle pain: Muscles in your back and neck are large and hurt due to overworking them which can cause spasm and pain. However medications can cause this, or other ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
17 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not if done properly: The head and neck should be as relaxed as feasible for any core muscle work. While they work to stabilize the head, neck muscles are unlikely to hyper ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
See below: Heat and nsaids are a good start. Try massage. If all that fails your pcp can prescribe a muscle relaxer.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
Many types: Many types of headaches are associated with neck muscle pain, including migraines and occipital neuralgia. A neurologist can review your history and s ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety & tension: Are you in treatment for your anxiety -- in psychotherapy as well as using medicines your psychiatrist feels may help? Regular massage may help you ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Vanderbrook
21 years experience Family Medicine
It depends: When doing stretches, always use proper technique. Do not press too hard with your fingers if you want to massage yourself. This does not sound like ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahid Rafique
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly: Tense neck muscles are a symptom of something else. It may be due to anxiety, depression or conditions of the neck or sinuses. All those conditions, ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Big head!: Infants have overall relatively low muscle tone and coordination because they have not used their muscles much, and their neurologic systems are still ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Voice: Not necessarily.

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